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Ohio Kills off Tutoring Program

A beleaguered tutoring program for students in struggling schools won’t be back next school year.

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Teachers File Lawsuits Challenging Gov. Jindal's Voucher, Tenure Laws

As expected, Louisiana's largest teachers association, some of its local chapters, and four individual public school teachers have filed two state lawsuits challenging the primary portions of the sweeping education overhaul that Gov. Bobby Jindal signed in April.

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A new tablet, just for schools, comes to life


The story behind CDI’s new Android Unobook

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Increasing Teacher Success with Online, Collaborative PD


Watch the archive edition for case studies about how synchronous PD is increasing teacher success.

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US State Headed for Another Debate Over Evolution

The central state of Kansas, which has attracted international attention and some ridicule for its debate over how evolution is taught in its public schools, is headed toward another showdown on the subject.

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High Schools Go Green to Save Some Green

Schools may be closed for summer vacation, but they aren't getting a break from funding cuts. In fact, lawmakers in many state capitals aren't arguing over whether to trim education funding, but how much to cut.

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Cost of Prekindergarten Special Education Is Soaring in NYC

New York City is paying private contractors more than $1 billion this year to operate a little-known special education program for 3- and 4-year-olds, nearly double the amount it paid six years ago.

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Des Moines School Board Under Fire After Sebring Scandal

Parents and community members are urging greater accountability from the Des Moines school board, with some demanding an investigation into the influence former superintendent Nancy Sebring asserted over elected officials.

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Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Gets A Four-Year Extension of His Contract.Education

At its regular meeting in Frankfort on Wednesday, the Kentucky Board of Education unanimously agreed to award Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday a four-year extension of his contract.

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Senator Bernie Sanders: U.S. Education Dept. Must Cooperate with Vermont

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today told U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan that it is unacceptable to exclude Vermont and many other rural states from a major federal grant program.

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